The History of Mcdonald's

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McDonald's is a restaurant that we all know. It would not be surprising if your childhood memories of the golden arches. As a child or as an adult one may not question: where did it all began, what did this company have to go through to get where it is now, and many others that could be asked about this global success. This magnificent company is much deeper than a hamburger, it defines success at its highest altitude. One thing to keep in mind throughout this paper is that twenty five percent of currency passes through the McDonald's corporation. McDonald was created by Dick and Mac McDonald. The Brothers started out with opening a hotdog stand in 1937 called Airdrome. With Airdrome being such a great success they decided to expand the business and come up with a different type of restaurant. McDonald opens in 1940 in San Bernardino, California (History of McDonald's). The menu consisted of 25 items and most was barbecue. McDonald became a popular place for teen to hang out at. McDonald stays open for several years but they wanted to close down. The reason they closed down they want to do something different with their restaurant. So they closed down for several months. The brothers wanted to be the first restaurant that had what they called "Speedee Services" (The Great Leaders). They came up with this idea because they most there profit off of burgers, and since the burger did not take that long to make they could have fast services. In 1948 McDonald establish the principles of the modern fast-food restaurant(History of McDonald's). They also started selling French fries and milkshakes to go along with their burgers in 1949(History of McDonald's). They became popular in San Bernardino, California, so the brother decided to franchise the restaurant. The second McDonald open in Phoenix, Arizona. The third open in…...

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